Disconnect P2P client from P2P Group

Nishant Sharma nishantshrm009
Wed Oct 31 05:05:59 PDT 2012


Is there an plan to implement this feature with full functionality in near
time. Otherwise can you guide us in little deep for implementing this
feature in wpa_supplicant.

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:18:26AM +0530, Nishant Sharma wrote:
> >   I am trying to disconnect a particular P2P Client  from a P2P Group.
> Say
> > if A is GO and  B and C is Client in this Group. Now I want to
> >   remove only Client B from this Group. Please let me know how can we do
> > this.
> P2P specification does not provide robust mechanism for doing this,
> i.e., you may have to tear down the group and re-start it to generate a
> new PSK. This would obviously be inconvenient since the other devices
> would then need to join the group again.
> If all the clients here are indeed P2P Clients, it should be possible to
> use per-device PSK from WPS provisioning step and then revoke only the
> PSK for the client that is being disconnected. While parts of this has
> been implemented (WPS implementation can be configured to assign
> per-device PSK), this is not fully enabled for P2P GO use at this point.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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Thanks and Regards
Nishant Sharma
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